Thursday, May 2, 2013

James Broughton: "Take the Whole Kit"

Take the whole kit
with the caboodle
Experience life
don't deplore it
Shake hands with time
don't kill it
Open a lookout
Dance on a brink
Run with your wildfire
You are closer to glory
leaping an abyss
than upholstering a rut

"Take the Whole Kit" by James Broughton, from Little Sermons of the Big Joy: Poems. © Insight to Riot Press, 1994.  

Photography credit: Unknown.

1 comment :

  1. Love this! I had to go look up the origins of "kit and caboodle"--such a delightful alliterative phrase--and found these and others: and


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